the ayes have it

Definition of the ayes have it

  1. :  the “yes” votes win We have six nays and 12 ayes, so the ayes have it.

Word by Word Definitions

ayeayes
  1. :  yes

  1. :  an affirmative vote or voter

  1. :  always, continually, ever


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